Andrew Davis Bruce

Military Person

1894 – 1969

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Who was Andrew Davis Bruce?

Andrew Davis Bruce was an American academic and soldier who served as the third president of the University of Houston. He retired from the United States Army in 1954 as a lieutenant general after seeing action in both World War I and World War II and founding Fort Hood. Three countries, France, the Philippines, and the United States, awarded him service medals, including the Distinguished Service Cross, the U.S. Army's second highest military decoration. Bruce is interred in Arlington National Cemetery.

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Born
Sep 14, 1894
St. Louis
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Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Texas A&M University
Died
Jul 28, 1969
North Carolina
Resting place
Arlington National Cemetery

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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